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10 books we loved reading in 2017

These 10 fiction and non-fiction titles rose to the top of the heap for USA TODAY's book reviewers this year.<p><b>1. Lincoln in the Bardo</b> by George Saunders (Random House, fiction)<p>Saunders’ brilliantly imagined novel, both heartbreaking and hilarious, takes place in a cemetery the night Abraham Lincoln …

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6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

Straighten up and balance out your body with these moves.<p><i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t …

Best Christmas cake recipes

Check out our best ever show stopping Christmas inspired cakes. These alternative Christmas cakes are the perfect choice if you aren’t a fan of the …

A Super-Simple Recipe for Homemade Chocolate Truffles

Every single homemade chocolate truffle is a masterpiece. That beautiful exterior coated with salty nuts or a dusting of chocolate coating holds …

Dutch Oven Pinto Beans (Refried Beans) Recipe

This recipe for Refried Beans (<b>frijoles refritos</b> or simply <b>frijoles</b> in Spanish<i>)</i> includes instructions on cooking the pinto beans from scratch in a …

S’mores Pie Recipe

From the Back in the Day Bakery in Savannah, Georgia<p>Juliette Gordon Low founded the Girl Scouts of America in Savannah, and every year thousands of green-sashed girls make their way to our city to see where it all began. I loved everything about being a Girl Scout, from toasting marshmallows to …

32 Things That'll Make You Say, "Why Don't I Own That Already?"

From Bob Ross board games to flowing dresses to a timer that helps you prepare a perfect egg: just an eclectic mix of some *really awesome* things.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</b>

7 Low-Carb Dessert Recipes to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

With the holidays fast approaching, so too are cravings for baked goods and desserts of all varieties. Kitchens will soon be filled with cookie tins, …

20 best Middle Eastern recipes: part 2

Food & drink,Middle Eastern food and drink,Turkish food and drink,Vegetarian food and drink,Fish,Syria holidays,Lebanon,Meat,Life and style<p>Mackerel kebabs from Turkey, chicken and sumac casserole from Palestine, ful medames from Syria – we continue our culinary travels across the Middle East

Food

Chicken-and-Biscuit Cobbler Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°. Melt 3 Tbsp. butter in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add carrots and onion, and sauté 5 minutes. Add …

12 Baking Hacks That We Know Are Actually Legit

Here's what's actually worth your time.

This One-Pan Cheesy Chicken and Rice Is Calling Your Name

Looking for something comforting that won't weigh you down? This cheesy chicken casserole, with mushrooms, apple, spinach, and wild rice, is just the …

Recipes

19 Dinner Party Ideas That Look Fancy but Don’t Take Much Effort

Dinner parties always seem like a great idea. Good food, good company, no corkage fees, no need to even leave your home… but if you’re the host, they …

Natchitoches Meat Pies

Hearty handheld bites that have become a Louisiana tradition<p>The savory hand pies from Natchitoches (That’s “NACK-<br>A-TUSH”), Louisiana—perhaps best known as the setting for the movie Steel Magnolias—are not unlike the empanadas of Spain and Latin America. Filled with ground beef sautéed with the holy …

10 Lovely Low-Sugar Desserts

Redefining sweet<p>The most recent USDA dietary guidelines, released in early 2016, urge us to cut down on added sugars—not the ones naturally present …

Churros With Chocolate Sauce

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p><b>For churros:</b> Pour oil to a depth of 2 inches in a Dutch oven and fit with a deep-fry thermometer; heat to 350°F over medium-high. …

10 Ground Beef Recipes You Ate Growing Up

Pick up a humble pack of ground beef on your next grocery shopping trip, and let dinner take you on a trip down memory lane. This budget-friendly …

Cooking

9 Ways to Make Lasagna When You're Trying to Be Healthyish

Lasagna often gets overlooked. Yes, it is a comfort food, and yes, recipes are known to include upwards of four different cheeses, but that doesn’t …

Butter Pecan Layer Cake with Browned Butter Frosting Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Grease (with shortening) and flour 3 (9-inch) round cake pans; line with parchment paper, and grease parchment.<p>Step 2<p>Preheat oven …

The 10 Best Meal-Prep and Freeze-Ahead Strategies on the Internet

Imagine having cheap, healthy, delicious meals stocked in your freezer or fridge right now. Nope, you don't need a personal chef for that. All it …

16 "Bake Off" Inspired Recipes That'll Make You The Star Baker Of Your Friend Group

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How to Make Perfect, Buttery Croissants at Home

All this month, our Baking Club is sifting its way through Chad Robertson and Liz Prueitt’s first book, Tartine. One week into the book and, as you can see in our members' photos below, croissants are rising to the top of everyone's must-make list.<p>Croissants are time- and labor-intensive, but those …

Homemade Fig Newtons

Makes about 25<p>If you’re going to make your own Fig Newtons, you might as well make the jam, too. So there’s a recipe within the recipe for that here. If you’d rather use a store-bought jam, choose one that’s very thick or cook it down; otherwise, it will seep out the cut sides.<p>September …

100 Must-Read Medieval Historical Fiction Novels

So, my favorite thing to read is probably medieval historical fiction. Well, maybe it is Star Trek. Historical fiction that is somehow also Star Trek …

14 Recipes to Make on Your Day Off

Spend your day off exploring the kitchen with fun, new techniques like pickling, fermenting, and poaching.<p>A day off for a holiday is like a gift of …

Making Homemade Tortillas is Simple, plus Five Ways to Boost Them

We make tacos with fresh tortillas constantly. They're a taco night game-changer, and so so <i>so</i> easy. You can make the dough in a heartbeat using masa …

23 Bingeworthy Book Box Sets

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Spiced Carrot Quick Bread for When You're Tired of Zucchini

<b>Make the quick bread</b>: Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Coat a 9x5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray; set aside.<p>Place the …

These Zucchini Chips Are Going to Be Your New Favorite Snack

If you're staring at a pile of zucchini wondering how in the world you're going to use it all up, I've got just the recipe for you. These pan-fried …

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Taste Beyond The Tongue